Archive - Doug Carlson

Doug Carlson came to the ERLC in 2004 and serves as the Leland House’s Office Manager, overseeing the administrative and organizational needs of the Washington office. A Fort Wayne, Ind., native, Doug attended Word of Life Bible Institute and received his B.S. from Liberty University and his Master of Public Policy from George Mason University. You can follow him on Twitter at @dougcarlson2000.

The 830 Resolution

By Doug Carlson - Feb 21, 2014


I, ­­­___________________, hereby resolve, by the power of the Holy Spirit working within me, to seek to

Act like a man in watchfulness and strength, fulfilling my duties to my God, to my church, to my family, to my employer, to my neighbor, to my nation, and to all nations, governed by the precepts of Scripture and guided by integrity of heart (Job 38:3; 40:7; Prov. more »

Topic: Culture,

ERLC urges ‘no change’ in Boys Scouts membership policy

By Doug Carlson - May 16, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America, with 2.6 million youth among its ranks, bills itself as “the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training.” The organization’s mission—“to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law”—would seem to buttress that claim. more »

Topic: Family, Children, Sexual Purity, Homosexuality, Citizenship, National,

HHS mandate: ongoing threat to life, religious freedom

By Doug Carlson - Feb 21, 2013

Earlier this month, as defenders of religious freedom awaited the Obama administration’s promised announcement to resolve concerns over the offensive abortion/contraceptive mandate, some held out hope for an extension of First Amendment protections to all employers—not just a select few—objecting on moral grounds. more »

Topic: Life, Abortion, Birth Control, Citizenship, Legislation, National, Religious Liberty,